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Hyvarinen, Marja-Leena; Tanskanen, Paavo; Katajavuori, Nina; Isotalus, Pekka – Communication Education, 2010
Studies consistently confirm that there is an extensive need for new theoretical and practical directions for communication in disciplines (CID) programmes. The CID pedagogy calls for more specialized training with more specialized methods in particular professions. This study presents a method developed for practical training studies in pharmacy…
Descriptors: Mentors, Pharmacy, Communication Skills, Teaching Methods
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Preves, Sharon; Stephenson, Denise – Teaching Sociology, 2009
This article explores the social-psychological process of identity negotiation in collaborative teaching, using Erving Goffman's (1959) theoretical tradition of dramaturgy to analyze the classroom itself as a performance venue. A dramaturgical analysis of collaborative teaching is especially significant given this growing pedagogical trend because…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Self Concept, Teacher Role, Classroom Environment
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Villar, Luis M.; Alegre, Olga M. – Interactive Learning Environments, 2008
Online education is used for a variety of purposes in higher education. Two such purposes are improving one's performance over time and understanding one's professional development in the context of online teaching and learning. Relying on data from online staff development courses delivered in five Spanish universities, this article explores…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Quality Control, Faculty Development, College Faculty
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Baglione, Stephen L.; Nastanski, Michael – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2007
With online education continuing its meteoric rise, some educators continue to debate the efficacy of the medium--in particular, the ability to discuss complex subjects online. However, the online asynchronous discussion environment seems to offer some advantages over the traditional classroom including increased time for students to research and…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Discussion Groups, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes